COVID-19 deaths double across region
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Eight people have now died from COVID-19 in Leeds, Grenville and Lanark, according to the Health Unit.
The number of confirmed cases jumped to 123 today, up from 93 yesterday.
Seven of the deaths were long-term care residents and one was from community transmission.
The surveillance report shows that 47 cases (38%) are from community transmission, 45 cases are long-term care residents (37%) and 31 cases are healthcare workers (25%).
The Health Unit is currently dealing with outbreaks at six long-term care facilities, in Almonte, Carleton Place, Perth and Smiths Falls.
The Health Unit is posting daily updates of COVID-19 case numbers on its website.